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Voters Hiding From the World

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Robert Whitcomb

The insularity of that minority (i.e., "the base'') of the electorate that tends to dominate presidential campaigns' first innings explains much of the current nasty race, especially on the Republican side.

How One Martin O’Malley Supporter Helped Hillary Clinton In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The cafeteria at North High School was buzzing with excitement on Monday night as the Democratic caucus in Des Moines...

'Green News Report' - February 4, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Democrats keep pushing climate action, Republicans keep ignoring it; FL...

What if Presidential Dropouts Were Announced Like the Hunger Games?

Tim Young | Posted 02.03.2016 | Comedy
Tim Young

It would look a little something like this.

There Is Only One Issue Worth Voting on in 2016

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Lila Nordstrom

Here's a bold declaration: Despite the rancor accompanying this year's races and last year's congressional session, there is only one issue worth voting on. It's a deceptively simple issue too; massively important, but, oddly, still one a vast majority of Americans agree on.

Millennials Turn Out For Iowa Caucus, Heavily Favor Sanders

Page Jones | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
Page Jones

Although Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders just barely lost to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Iowa Caucuses, millennials all over Iowa made their voices heard: they are feeling the Bern. Voters at Iowa State University in Ames heavily favored Sanders.

Martin O'Malley Suspends His Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is suspending his campaign for president, The Huffington Post has confirmed. O'Malley officially announce...

My Iowa Predictions

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The primary season officially gets underway tonight, as Iowa voters brave the winter weather and head to the caucuses. This will give political wonks some actual hard data to discuss, instead of just opinion polling and sheer speculation, so it's a big day on the political calendar for us.

H.A.L.T., Democrats! Other People Pay the Price of Our Divisions

Christine Pelosi | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

To my friends supporting Sanders and O'Malley, we share common dreams and values that our Democratic nominee must fulfill. We need a Democratic president and a Democratic Congress to build on the progress that has been made.

Why My Fellow LGBTQ Iowans Should Caucas For Gov. Martin O'Malley

Kai McGee | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kai McGee

Upon taking office, O'Malley brought in new leadership to fix the broken system in a comprehensive manner. His staff was first directed to reform child welfare with a simple credo: Nothing matters more to a child than a place to call home.

Diary of an Undecided Democrat

Robin Elizabeth Herr, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Robin Elizabeth Herr, Ph.D.

Personally, I prefer the party of hope to the party of anger. The problem is that I like all three candidates.

Hillary Clinton Releases Rap Video

Emma Weaver | Posted 02.07.2016 | Politics
Emma Weaver

In a last-minute effort to secure millennial votes, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is released her debut music video, "I'm fun, damn it," the night before the Iowa caucuses, and nine days before the New Hampshire primary. As the only Democratic candidate in the 2016 elections without an album, Clinton is now attempting to keep up with the musical talents of her opponents in order to gain votes.

Martin O'Malley's Saturday Night In Iowa Was Kind Of Depressing

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- It's crunch time in Iowa, and presidential candidates are hitting as many high-profile events as they can ahead of Monday night's...

DNC Agrees To Hold More Presidential Debates

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After pressure and criticism from candidates, the Democratic National Committee has agreed to sanction more debates for the party's thr...

Iowa Caucus: Playing Field of Dreams

David Trumble | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
David Trumble

First published in The Des Moines Register: ...

These 3 Factors Will Determine The Iowa Caucus Outcomes

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics

Both the Democratic and Republican races are close contests in Iowa, and pollsters say surprises are likely. So although businessman Donald Trump has ...

Why O'Malley Second Choices Matter in Iowa -- and Huckabee's May Not

Rob Richie | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Rob Richie

This week on the Daily Show, host Trevor Noah poked fun at Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley for a question CNN's Chris Cuomo asked h...

'Green News Report' - January 28, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Democratic Presidential candidates focus on climate and clean energy in...

If Presidential Candidates Had Their Own Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy

Sen. Bernie Sanders makes his home in the great state of Vermont. But perhaps the only thing more popular in Vermont than Bernie Sanders is a local co...

Clinton, Sanders, O'Malley talk it out in Des Moines Monday

Andrew Clark | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Andrew Clark

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley and Hillary Clinton met for a town hall in Des Moines, Iowa Monday night to answer why they are the right choice to be commander-in-chief of the U.S. Here's a recap of what you may have missed from Drake University.

Grading The Three Democratic Presidential Candidates' Websites

Andrew Clark | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Andrew Clark

After careful consideration and analysis of the top ten Republican presidential candidates' websites, it was clear that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio owns the best of them all. But what about Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley? Their report cards are about to be delivered.

The Iowa Homestretch

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

At this point, both races are so close in Iowa that nobody really knows what will happen next Monday night. Will the polls turn out to be correct? Nobody knows. Will enthusiasm trump (pun intended) longtime voter turnout?

Satire: Get Ready for Tonight's Democratic Town Hall

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.25.2016 | Comedy
Arnold Steinberg

GUIDE TO WATCHING TOWN HALL-- Look at transcript of January 17 debate Watching The Democratic Presidential Town Hall The three candidates are exp...

New! Watching the Presidential Town Hall Tonight

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

GUIDE TO WATCHING TOWN HALL-- Look at transcript of January 17 debate Watching The Democratic Presidential Town Hall The three candidates are exp...

Martin O’Malley Says Hillary Clinton Will Let The Planet 'Literally Burn Up'

The New Republic | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics

This story was produced and originally published by The New Republic and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  T...